Comment by Jim Campbell, Citizen Journalist, Oath Keeper and Patriot.
After seven-years of continuous attempts to try the four Blackwater operatives for their involvement it what appeared to initially be a war crime.
One judge dismissed the charges completely, to be overruled by a Federal District Court judge, thus the saga continues.
Their cases are apparently still winding their way through the appeals process as no information I’ve been able to locate on the internet tells me that they were released or finally sentenced.
All four of the accused with their attorneys. I believe I’m seeing Larry Klayman from Judicial Watch in the back right.
“This verdict is a resounding affirmation of the commitment of the American people to the rule of law, even in times of war,” U.S. Atty. Ronald Machen, whose office led the prosecution, said in a statement.
No, its complete bullshit and opens up an entirely new set of questions, as sent to me by our friend Dave below. And let us not forget with Obama at the helm of the Ship of State the law is meaningless in his mind, the U.S. Constitution be damned.
How did the jurisdiction get into America for activities in Iraq?
What is happening with this “justice” by no-combatants” of combatants in a firefight?
How can a Muslim from Iraq be allowed to testify in an American court?
Were these Muslims questioned about their Sharia Law beliefs and lying?
Los Angeles Times
Jury convicts ex-Blackwater guards in Iraq killing; appeals expected
Former Blackwater guards found guilty in shooting trial
A federal jury returned guilty verdicts Wednesday for all four former Blackwater security guards charged in the shootings of more than 30 Iraqi citizens in Baghdad in 2007.
See video of this complete nonsense here.
A federal jury has convicted four Blackwater security guards in the 2007 killing of 14 Iraqis
A federal jury Wednesday convicted four former Blackwater security guards who had been charged with killing 14 Iraqis in Baghdad seven years ago in a shooting that became a symbol of U.S. treatment of Iraqi civilians.
After nearly 30 days of deliberation, the jury in found Nicholas Slatten guilty of first-degree murder, while three other guards — Paul Slough, Evan Liberty and Dustin Heard — were found guilty of voluntary manslaughter.
Related story: Officials balked on ’05 Blackwater inquiry
T. Christian Miller
See entire article below.